From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• Rebecca Hounshell won the Best Chocolate Dessert Contest for teens at Swanton Public Library.

• Swanton schools and teachers reached a tentative contract agreement to avoid a strike.

25 Years Ago

• Crestwood and Township Schools welcomed Beth Beier as the new school nurse.

• It was announced that burning will no longer be allowed at the town dump on County Road 3.

50 Years Ago

• The St. Richard Church Festival was planned with a lake perch dinner and auction among the attractions at the three-day festival.

• John Warkentin was elected vice president of the Lucas County Junior Leadership Club.

• Swanton Township Trustees offered the use of the township hall to the Occupational Work Experience Class of Swanton High School during the period of overcrowding at the school.

75 Years Ago

• Three Swanton boys, ranging in age from 9 to 11, were placed on probation after another Swanton boy was shot because he threatened to tell officers of their bicycle stealing.
• Myron Amstuz of Church Street enrolled as a student at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.

90 Years Ago

• It was announced that 10 percent of net proceeds from the Corn Festival would to to Red Cross for relief work in Florida and Puerto Rico.

• Swanton high school football was to open the season against Stryker. Also on the schedule were North Baltimore, Lambertville, Blissfield, Archbold, Genoa, Perrysburg, Delta, Wauseon.